Fifth Annual Slave Dwelling Project Conference Call for Proposals

Cabin c. 1830, Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood, Maryland. The fifth annual…


5 Sites to Celebrate National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month, inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996,…


Living in the Past: the Heritage House Program at Strawbery Banke Museum

The front entrance of the Penhallow House on Washington St., Portsmouth, NH. In…


Relevancy on the Prairie: Lawrence Welk’s Childhood Home

The Welk Homestead State Historic Site, located near Strasburg, ND. Photo by…


4 Ways Historic House Museums Can Create More Meaningful Visitor Experiences

The Ropes Mansion Every year, AASLH receives over 100 nominations for our…


Civil Rights Sites Gain National Funding, Status

The Medgar Evers House The week leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s…


Visitors and Originality in Historic House Museums: A Look at the Impact of Furnishing Plans

Library: Longfellow’s House – Washington Headquarters National Historic Site;…


Welcome to Our House: How Visitor Experience Planning at Pittock Mansion Lead to Record Attendance 

Visitors exploring Pittock Mansion’s 16,000 square feet. As many historic house…


A Golden Age for Historic Properties

In the Summer 2007 History News, John and Anita Durel predicted that "Historic…